‡ In these countries please contact our distributor

Implementing the programme with sub-distributors

  • It is important to ensure that your sub-distributors understand and follow your compliance programme requirements.
    • Sub-distributor due diligence guidelines - describes your obligation to perform due diligence on any sub-distributors who will do work on Smith+Nephew's behalf.
    • Sub-distributor agreement - a contract you can use with your sub-distributors.
    • Provide sub-distributors with a copy of your policy on interactions with healthcare professionals and government officials. Deliver any training you may have on your policy. Ensure sub-distributors certify to follow your compliance policy. 
    • As a part of your monitoring programme, check the actions of your sub-distributors and take appropriate corrective actions if needed.
    • Maintain an accurate list of your sub-distributors and review the list periodically to ensure it is current.